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Black Entertainment NewsMichael Phelps and Ryan Lochte just finished first and second, respectively, within the Men’s 200m Individual Semi-Finals through the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Wednesday (August 10) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Williams, who’s best identified for his function as Dr. Jackson Avery in Grey’s Anatomy and for his outspoken activism, acquired the Humanitarian Award on Sunday and slammed the unfair therapy of black people across the United States. His black consciousness was additionally apparent in his finest-known data and performances, in response to Stephen Hill, president of programing for BET, or Black Entertainment Television. Recently, the 19-year-old gymnast spoke with NBC News the place she shared that she has all the time had a crush on the Neighbors 2 actor and even has a life-sized cut out of Zac in her bedroom! The BFI ‘s Black Star season, launching on 17 October, will present Smith’s movie Ali and Nyong”s 12 Years a Slave at nearly 300 screenings across the UK.

Carter, senior leisure writer for ESPN’s The Undefeated, an internet site about race, sports and culture, wrote not too long ago about assembly Prince final year at his Paisley Park compound in suburban Minneapolis, where he threw a party for black journalists on the town for a conference. Many stars and film-makers boycotted the ceremony because of the lack of black and ethnic minority expertise nominated for an award.

For those that have been following Black Mirror on Netflix, then you definitely already know that the present is an anthology sequence that contains a totally different storyline with totally different actors in every episode. In the final batch of the newest episodes of Black Mirror on Netflix, Jon Hamm played a major position in the episodes, giving followers a deadly dose of his extra legal side.

My brothers and I were awestruck once we got here house from school in the future and noticed the brand new leisure surprise in our living room. Perhaps worst of all, the shining instance for many in the minority neighborhood was the election of a Black President. At the Grammys in Los Angeles, Prince was referring to the Black Lives Matter Movement that was galvanized by the 2014 police killing of an unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. However, the most intriguing moment was when Live with Kelly and Michael stars Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan took home a joint win for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host only a week after being on the heart of serious drama surrounding Strahan’s transfer to Good Morning America. Jesse Williams left audience members in tears while giving a moving acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards. Addresses and cellphone numbers for the businesses are on a flyer posted on the Black Restaurant Week Facebook page.

Although well-liked with an enormous black viewers, BET confronted a variety of prominent African Americans critics corresponding to syndicated columnist George Curry, cartoonist and tv producer Aaron McGruder, film director Spike Lee , and former Syracuse University professor Boyce Watkins. According to Tenacious D’s social channels, Black was certainly alive and well performing in Europe final night time. Creator/director/author Tyler Perry made a shock appearance at an Atlanta press luncheon yesterday (August 9, 2016). In this snicker-til-you-cringe action movie, Tarzan, blond locks flowing, pecs a’flying, not solely has to save lots of his spouse, Jane (Margot Robbie), from the evil white slaver, but has to nearly single-handedly defeat a complete military, as well as a phalanx of evil black tribal guys in white face.